AQ CHEREFoL

Description
This square-shaped glass bottle has a flat circular collar. The container is decorated with a baked white enamel cartouche that is framed by yellow stylized leaves and capped with a crown. The label is marked in black AQ CHEREFoL. According to George Urdang, author of The Squibb Ancience Pharmacy Catalogue this bottle was manufactured in the last third of the 18th century.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
"colorless" (overall color)
hand blown (overall production method/technique)
white (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
black (overall color)
blown (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 19.3 cm x 8.7 cm x 8.7 cm; 7 5/8 in x 3 7/16 in x 3 7/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0191
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05339
collector/donor number
SAP 48
catalog number
1991.0664.0191
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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